Gorakhpur Link Expressway Project Details, Contractor , Route Map Information

The UPEIDA-funded 91.35 km Gorakhpur Link Expressway project is a four-lane, access-controlled expressway that connects Jaitpur in the Gorakhpur District with Salarpur on the Purvanchal Expressway in the Azamgarh District.

The land acquisition phase for this greenfield project began in February 2019 after it was initially announced in 2018. Apco Infratech and Dilip Buildcon began construction in February 2020 with a 36-month completion target. The project has a 110-meter right-of-way (ROW).

Estimated Cost of Gorakhpur Link Expressway Project INR 5,877 Crores
Total length of the project 91.35 Kilometer
Number of Lanes 4 lanes and expandable up to 6 lanes
Current Status of Gorakhpur Link Expressway Under Construction (53% progress achieved)
Expected Completion Deadline March 2023
Owner of the project Uttar Pradesh Expressways Industrial Development Authority (UPEIDA)
Project Model EPC (Engineering, Procurement and Construction)

Route Map and Alignment of Gorakhpur Link Expressway

At Salarpur (District Azamgarh), on the Purvanchal Expressway, is where the expressway’s southern terminus is located. The districts of Azamgarh, Ambedkar Nagar, Sant Kabir Nagar, and Gorakhpur are all connected from there. The Ghaghara River is crossed along the journey.

The beginning and ending locations of the expressway are shown on the following unappealing map from UPEIDA’s website. The alignment of it on Google Maps can be followed here more effectively.

Gorakhpur Link Expressway
Gorakhpur Link Expressway

When it becomes available, a PDF route map for the Gorakhpur Link Road will be added here.

Latest Progress Update of Gorakhpur Link Expressway

Earthwork in Main Carriageway: 76%
C&G (Clearing & Grubbing) in Main Carriageway 100%
GSB (Granular Sub Base) in Main Carriageway 53%
WMM (Wet Mix Macadam) in Main Carriageway 50%
DBM (Dense Bituminous Macadam) in Main Carriageway 46%
Total Structures Completed 295 completed out of 342
Overall Progress 53%

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Tenders and Contractor Details of Gorakhpur Link Expressway

Package details

Working Contractor

Pkg 1: Jaitpur (Dist. Gorakhpur) to Fulwariya (Dist. Ambedkar Nagar) [Km -0+817 to Km 47+500] Apco Infratech
Pkg 2:  Fulwariya (Dist. Ambedkar Nagar) to Salarpur (Dist. Azamgarh) [Km 47+500 to Km 90.535] Dilip Buildcon Ltd

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